Consultant Dr. Paulo Neves, MD, MSc, FETCS

Adult cardiac surgery

Key areas of interest are: • surgical minimally invasive aortic valve replacement without sternotomy; • hybrid left ventricular reconstruction for ischemic heart failure; • minimally invasive mitral valve repair in a beating heart – NeoChordTM procedure; • aortic arch surgery; • Innovation and new technologies. More than 800 cardiothoracic procedures performed as first operator. Enthusiast about new technologies and medical devices, • Surgical proctor and International Consultant for Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE) therapy with Revivent TCTM system in Europe. • Surgical proctor and International Consultant for transventricular off-pump mitral valve repair with NeoChord DS1000TM device in Europe. Active involvement in case reviewing and training meetings, besides case proctoring. • 247 cases performed as independent main surgeon without supervision, including aortic, mitral (open repair, NeoChordTM repair and replacement) and tricuspid valve surgery, CABG on and off pump with BIMA usage, ascending aorta surgery including Bentall procedures and combined surgery (description in appendix); • First worldwide user of the BiFlowTM cannula for peripheral artery cannulation, providing feedback to the R&D team. Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency (six year programme) January 2011 • 540 cases performed as main surgeon, including aortic, mitral and tricuspid valve surgery, CABG on and off pump with BIMA usage, ascending aorta surgery, anatomic pulmonary resections and VATS • Author and co-author of several studies and scientific publications • Active participation in various national and international conferences • Responsible for local and European database of Adult Cardiac Surgery.

200 Euro Conversation Price
  • Current job Portuguese Cardiothoracic Surgeon with main focus on Cardiac Surgery
  • Speciality Adult cardiac surgery
  • Experience 14 Years
  • Language English, Portuguese ,
  • Country Portugal